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Welcome to Wendy's Blog!

Wendy Beard: Mother, Dog Trainer, Agilty Competitor, AAC judge, Engineer, Photographer.

Wendy lives in Carp, Ontario, just outside Canada's capital.

Tag Archives: Tyra


On Sunday, Tyra finally got that last standard Q for her AGMX and AGMCh. Thanks to Cecilia Hersey and the Club Agilite Canin St Lazare!

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Triple Q!

Back to your regular scheduled program of Dog Agility This past weekend, we went to the St Lawrence Valley Dog Club’s first agility trial just outside of Winthrop, NY. It was a very small trial but a lot of fun. Still Ivan found something to be scared of, starting with the head-set and voice box […]

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Steeplechase Gold

That’s 100 Qs!!!! Tyra earned number 100 at Wimberway Farms in Powassan. Jennifer Laird & I were judging at a very small but cozy trial just outside of North Bay.

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28-30th May was the AAC Ontario Regional Championships in Fergus, near Guelph. Tyra and Ivan both made the trip. Ivan had some nice runs – even getting the gamble twice (but over time) but the venue and PA system was a little too much for him and he melted down a couple of times. Still, […]

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A Good Start

Our first trial of the New Year is over and already Ivan has earned himself a couple more titles. At Morningstar in Kingston this weekend he earned his Master Jumpers and Master Snooker titles! Tyra pulled off Qs in the first two standard runs of the day to earn her Gold Award of Merit (50 […]

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Looking Back on 2009

2009 was a good year for us competition-wise Ivan started competing in agilty at the end of April, just before his 2nd birthday. Between then and the end of November, he earned 15 agility titles in three venues (AAC, CKC and AKC) plus 2 Rally novice titles (CKC & AKC) I am absolutely blown away […]

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Tyra gets her CD!

At the Ottawa Valley Golden Retriever Club Obedience trials this past weekend (31st October – 1st November 2009), Tyra got her three legs for her CD with two first place ribbons! She had her “Tyra” moments, like trying to stick her nose in the judge’s cosmetic bag on the table and flipping the judge’s hand […]

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